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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] SNEAKY SUGAR By Wellness and Integrative Health Sugar is sneaky. It’s always looking for ways to creep into favorite foods – without you even noticing. If you don’t pay close attention to the foods you are eating you can end up with too much added sugar in your diet, potentially leading to complications […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Salty 6: Foods with Surprising Amounts of Sodium By Office of Public Affairs, University of Utah Health From popular packaged meals and savory munchies to zesty canned soups and sauces, Americans love their salty snacks. The Centers for Disease Control says each of us eats an average of over 3400 mg of salt every […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] NOT ALL CALORIES ARE CREATED EQUAL There seems to be a bit of disconnect with the information fed to us about calories. We’re told, “A calorie is a calorie” and “a calorie in equals a calorie out.” In other words, if you eat it you better burn it or you are going […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] By PEAK Health & Fitness Athletes, non-athletes and types of sugar Because sugars, or simple carbohydrates, serve as the main fuel source for high intensity exercise, athletes have higher carbohydrate needs than the general population when training and competing. Carbohydrates also serve as the brain’s preferred source of energy for staying focused […]

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Be Sun Safe on the Slopes If your winter activities include some skiing, remember that sun safety is as important in winter as it is in summer. In fact, it’s even more important on snowy mountains. Check out the infographic from the Huntsman Cancer Institute to learn why and to see how you can protect […]

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